Visit FamilyCorner.com for tons of seasonal ideas!
quick link - go to our home page quick link - kid's crafts, family fun, printables, etc quick link - sign up for our free newsletter quick link - holiday crafts, recipes and ideas quick link - gardening, organizing, saving money, decorating and more quick link - our FunBook is filled with lots of quick ideas, tips and crafts quick link - join our bustling community of friendly members


Go Back   FamilyCorner.com Forums > > >

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread
  #21 (permalink)  
Old 06-01-2006, 11:28 PM
redcardinalbird's Avatar
Nine Year Member
FamilyCorner Fanatic
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: USA
Posts: 3,465
Quote:
Originally Posted by megrayau
Sorry to seem a bit dumb, I think there are some cultural differences here! How would you know what the reception costs?
Meg - don't feel dumb! The cultural differences are here in the states too, from region to region. When my db married a girl from Mass. we were amazed at how different they did some things and what type parties, etc. they had.

We have a lot of buffets here and I have to say that generally we do not know the cost.

Being invited to the wedding is suppose to be an honor not an automatic assumption of gifts. My feeling is if you are more concerned in getting a certain amount of money, or gift, from me than having me there for your celebration of love then please don't invite me.
__________________
Post Card Angel

Children have never been very good at listening to their parents, but they have never failed to imitate them. Baldwin ~
Reply With Quote
  #22 (permalink)  
Old 06-02-2006, 09:14 AM
Coll's Avatar
Moderator
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: Greensburg, PA
Posts: 8,381
redcardinalbird, I feel the same way about invitations.
My mom was invited to the wedding of the dd very dear friends of the family. She didn't want to go because they have money and mom and dad didn't. I told her not to worry about it because they were inviting mom and dad not a gift.
In the end she was glad that they went.

Coll
Reply With Quote
  #23 (permalink)  
Old 06-02-2006, 02:05 PM
bensmom526's Avatar
Nine Year Member
FamilyCorner Junkie
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Wherever There's Chocolate
Posts: 1,146
It's terrible

It's terrrible how sometimes your budget is what makes the decision if going or not..Everyone has different ways of approaching it and youre right the B & G
shouldn't expect a gift...but in NYC its almost a law that you give cash..
Ive even gotten invites where now this is tacky in my book the wedding invitation specifically says cash gifts only..
__________________
"I asked for light, God gave me the sun
I asked for water, God gave me rain
I asked for happiness, God gave me you"
Reply With Quote
  #24 (permalink)  
Old 09-01-2013, 04:45 PM
RobertaD's Avatar
Nine Year Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Ohio
Posts: 16,481
I don't believe you should over extend your budget for any gift. Giving a thoughtful personal gift no matter how inexpensive is better.

Roberta
__________________
http://www.youravon.com/rdunaway
use code TAKE10 for 10% off your first direct delivery order in 2019 with me!
Reply With Quote
  #25 (permalink)  
Old 09-02-2013, 04:22 PM
VicRae's Avatar
Nine Year Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: Loveland, CO
Posts: 19,057
I don't usually buy gifts or give cash. Instead I make most of my gifts. And if they don't like them they can regift it or sell it. Why give them something they will just return to a store to get the cash for. Just my opinon.
Reply With Quote
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Imagine Wedding Designer for DS Amanda Children's Software & Games 0 12-08-2008 09:08 AM
September Friendship Flower 2008 barbszy Idle Chit Chat! 565 09-30-2008 08:29 PM
What Did You Do Frugal Today? September 2008 barbszy What Did You Do Frugal Today 1025 09-30-2008 06:00 PM
Wedding Photos debknechtel Family Corner Photo Album 150 08-28-2006 09:24 AM
ISO Wedding Planning Tips Abear Occasions - Weddings 17 05-23-2005 01:46 PM



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 03:50 AM.


Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.

POPULAR AREAS OF FAMILYCORNER.COM

Our Family FunBook is packed full of ideas from parents just like you!

Our members say that they have never found a friendlier message board community than ours!

Our kid's craft section is filled with easy ideas for creative little minds.

We have tons of free printable coloring pages to keep your little ones happy.

We offer a wide variety of free newsletters delivered right to your inbox.

Our Household Hints & Tips have a wealth of information on cleaning, organizing, and more!
Go to the funbook Go to forums Go to kid's crafts Go to printables Go to newsletters Go to Hints & Tips

Home || Newsletters || Advertising || Terms of Use || Privacy || Services || Submissions || Contact Us || Media Opportunities || Link To Us || Shop || Feedback || Staff || e-Cards || Reminder Service



FamilyCorner.com® is sponsored in part by...




Visit our friends --> MomsMenu | Main Street Mom | She Knows | Baby University | Personal Fitness Zone | iChef.com

Copyright Notice | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use/Disclaimer